Candid Arts

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What’s On



Drawing & Painting the Head

14th, 21st & 28th October

This three-day course is structured to take students from the initial stages of looking at the head and making drawings to a finished portrait in oils.

All materials provided except canvas.

Suitable for all levels.

Fee: £210

Time: 10am – 4.30pm

Tutor: Kim Scouller

Book here

Friday 27th October
Tickets available in advance £20
(Includes a complimentary drink)

Book Here




Candid Fireworks Party

4th November, 7pm til late


Come and watch the fireworks from the Candid Roofgarden. Enjoy a complimentary glass of prosecco and nibbles.

Book here

Life Painting for Beginners

11th, 18th & 25th November

This course is designed to guide students through the complete process of painting in oil using a professional, successful technique.

All materials provided except canvas.

Suitable for beginners.

Fee: £210

Time: 10am – 4.30pm

Tutor: Kim Scouller

Book here



Angel Christmas Fair 

Candid Arts would like to invite you to the Angel Christmas Fair

Preview: Friday 1st December (5-9pm)
Fair Open: 2 December – 3 December (11-5pm)

Free admission

If you are interested in booking a stand please apply here.




 Regular Events

Life Drawing at Candid Arts

Do you want to improve your drawing skills? Come to our Drop In Life Drawing Classes.

Every Tuesday and Wednesday
11am – 1pm
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday except bank holidays
7 – 9pm

NEW! Thursday Daytime 11am-1pm – Starting Thursday 7th September.

No need to book, just drop-in!

£9 per class.



NEW! Friday Evenings 7pm -11pm  Draw, drink & socialise. 

Life Drawing with 2 models. (drawing 7.30 – 9.30)
£20 (includes 2 free drinks ). Starts Friday 8th September. Book here.







Film Screenings at Candid Arts

Candid Arts Trust team is delighted to announce a new series of weekly screenings of short films from upcoming filmmakers starting from September onwards. If you would like to show your film you can find more information here.


£5 on the door t(includes one free drink)


Candid Arts Open Mic Music Nights 

Thursdays 7pm

Singers/ Songwriters – to book a slot please email








Candid Arts Poetry/Improv/Cabaret Nights


Wednesdays 7pm

Performers – please email to book a slot.


Kino London

Kino London has a new home!! Join us on Tuesday 31st October 2017 at Candid Arts for another evening of unseen, uncurated, and uncensored shorts. The original open-mic film night, Kino remains the only short film event of its kind in the capital and has been running to packed crowds regularly for over 7 years. Experience Kino’s open platform for yourself, with a selection of films introduced by their makers, and the opportunity to network with other creatives and recruit for your next film project!




First Thursdays

A new Open Mic Evening once a month, from 7pm

The onus is on music but a variety of acts are welcome (students and semi-pros included). There’s a mic, PA, keyboard, and video projection unit.


Swing Patrol – Dance Classes

When: Every Tuesday at Candid Galleries from 7pm.
Price: £10
Different levels.
Visit for more information.



Playback South – Theatre Shows10492211_730208573702581_7692287167365410345_n

When: First Wednesday of every month at the Candid Cafe at 8pm.
Price: Tickets for all shows £8
(£5 conc.) on the door.
Playback is the theatre of the unexpected. It takes the audience on a journey through each others’ hearts and minds. Surprising stories spring into magical life, words are made flesh and the everyday brings forth epics.
For more info email